Securities Credit Derivatives

  • *China's debt load growing, especially in the corporate sector. SHANGHAI, Sept 23- New rules published in China on Friday on credit default swaps were met with skepticism about how effective the hedging tool would be in addressing the country's growing debt risks. The rules were published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market...

  • *China's debt load growing, especially in the corporate sector. SHANGHAI, Sept 23- New rules published in China on Friday on credit default swaps were met with scepticism about how effective the hedging tool would be in addressing the country's growing debt risks. The rules were published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 23- China has published rules on credit default swaps, marking the launch of a much-needed hedging tool in the country's corporate bond market, which has witnessed increasing defaults. The guidance was published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, which supervises issuance of commercial...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- One of China's interbank market supervisory bodies has approved the launch of credit default swaps, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday, signifying another step forward towards helping firms hedge rising risks in the country's corporate bond market. The National Association of Financial Market...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- One of China's interbank market supervisory bodies has approved the launch of credit default swaps, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday, signifying another step forward towards helping firms hedge rising risks in the country's corporate bond market. The National Association of Financial Market...

  • CARACAS, Sept 20- The president of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA on Tuesday slammed ratings agencies as "professional speculators" who were contributing to a negative reception of a $7.1 billion bond swap proposal meant to improve the company's finances. "Speculators are trying to generate a climate of tension so that will get rid of their bonds at a lower...

  • CARACAS, Sept 19- Credit ratings agency Standard& Poor's on Monday said Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's proposed bond swap was a "distressed exchange" that would be "tantamount to default" if completed, a blow to the cash-strapped firm's effort to seek a financial lifeline. The announcement will likely further fuel skepticism about the plan to ease PDVSA's...

  • CARACAS, Sept 19- Credit ratings agency Standard& Poors on Monday said Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's proposed bond swap was a "distressed exchange" that would be "tantamount to default" if completed, a blow to the cash-strapped firm's effort to seek a financial lifeline. The announcement will likely further fuel skepticism about the plan to ease PDVSA's...

  • MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA on Tuesday proposed a bond swap for $7 billion in outstanding debt to lower the financial burden on the cash-strapped company, which is at the center of the OPEC nation's unraveling socialist economy. But investors may remain skeptical that the proposal does not address underlying problems...

  • MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is preparing a bond swap proposal to be announced shortly, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, potentially providing financial relief to a cash-strapped firm at the center of a struggling socialist economy. That could help President Nicolas Maduro's government ease chronic shortages across the...

  • Stifel, the SEC and Noack's lawyer did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The SEC sued Stifel and Noack in 2011, saying they misled five Wisconsin school districts about the risks of investing in synthetic collateralized debt obligations, which are tied to mortgage-backed securities or credit default swaps and were at the heart of the...

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- Japanese government bond futures edged up on Thursday as the market took heart following firm investor demand at a liquidity-enhancing auction. September 10- year JGB futures were up 0.04 point at 151.50, with caution before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at a central bankers' meeting on Friday preventing further gains.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 23- China bond futures posted their sharpest fall in three months on Tuesday as the prospect of more liquidity injections by the central bank into the financial system reduced expectations of more aggressive policy easing. Traders said the People's Bank of China asked banks about demand for 14- day reverse bond repurchase agreements for the...

  • TOKYO, Aug 16- Japanese government bond futures edged up on Tuesday as Tokyo stocks slipped on a stronger yen and enhanced the appeal of safe-haven debt. The 10- year September JGB futures were up 0.09 point at 151.44. The futures initially slipped to 151.28 following an overnight fall by U.S.

  • TOKYO, Aug 16- Japanese government bond futures edged up on Tuesday as Tokyo stocks slipped on a stronger yen and enhanced the appeal of safe-haven debt. The 10- year September JGB futures were up 0.09 point at 151.44. The futures initially slipped to 151.28 following an overnight fall by U.S.

  • SAO PAULO, July 11- Holders of about $210 million in credit default swaps issued to insure against the bankruptcy of Brazilian phone operator Oi SA are likely to get paid later this month after an industry group scheduled a July 21 auction of the securities. Earlier this month the New York- based International Swaps and Derivatives Association declared a "credit...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. Treasury debt futures rose on Sunday in a signal that a risk-off mood is persisting among global investors in the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. In early electronic trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 10- year Treasury note futures rose around half a point, or 0.38 percent, while 2- year note futures gained...

  • China will move closer to launching credit-default swaps for the first time under the recommendations, which were made by the financial derivative committee under the state-controlled National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, the sources said. The committee met recently to amend rules governing the rarely used credit risk...

  • TOKYO, May 19- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Thursday, tracking falls in U.S. The price of 10- year JGB futures fell 0.31 point, the biggest fall since April 27, to a three-week low of 151.52. An auction of 1.1 trillion yen 20- year JGBs attracted decent bids, with the auction's tail, or the gap between average and lowest prices, shrinking to 0.15 from 0.21 in...

  • TOKYO, May 10- Japanese government bonds slipped on Tuesday as gains in equities offset solid results of a 10- year JGB auction. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield added 1.5 basis points to minus 0.095 percent, while the 10- year JGB futures contract ended down 0.03 point at 151.80. as the Nikkei stock index finished 2.2 percent higher. Japan's Ministry of Finance...